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Daniel Kehlmann, Die Vermessung der Welt : measuring celebrity through the ages

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Daniel Kehlmann, Die Vermessung der Welt  : measuring celebrity through the ages. / Braun, Rebecca.

Emerging German-language novelists of the twenty-first century. ed. / Lyn Marven; Stuart Taberner. Rochester, N.Y. : Camden House, 2011. p. 75-88.

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Harvard

Braun, R 2011, Daniel Kehlmann, Die Vermessung der Welt : measuring celebrity through the ages. in L Marven & S Taberner (eds), Emerging German-language novelists of the twenty-first century. Camden House, Rochester, N.Y., pp. 75-88.

APA

Braun, R. (2011). Daniel Kehlmann, Die Vermessung der Welt : measuring celebrity through the ages. In L. Marven, & S. Taberner (Eds.), Emerging German-language novelists of the twenty-first century (pp. 75-88). Camden House.

Vancouver

Braun R. Daniel Kehlmann, Die Vermessung der Welt : measuring celebrity through the ages. In Marven L, Taberner S, editors, Emerging German-language novelists of the twenty-first century. Rochester, N.Y.: Camden House. 2011. p. 75-88

Author

Braun, Rebecca. / Daniel Kehlmann, Die Vermessung der Welt  : measuring celebrity through the ages. Emerging German-language novelists of the twenty-first century. editor / Lyn Marven ; Stuart Taberner. Rochester, N.Y. : Camden House, 2011. pp. 75-88

Bibtex

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